Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has been named Premier League Player of the Season for the 2019/20 campaign.
The Belgian playmaker beat Liverpool trio Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane and Trent Alexander-Arnold, Southampton striker Danny Ings, Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope and Leicester’s Golden Boot winner Jamie Vardy to the award.
De Bruyne was the only Manchester City player to be nominated for the prize after they relinquished their Premier League title to Liverpool following two seasons as champions.
Premier League 2019/20 Player of the Season nominees
Trent Alexander-Arnold Liverpool
Kevin De Bruyne Manchester City
Jordan Henderson Liverpool
Danny Ings Southampton
Sadio Mane Liverpool
Nick Pope Burnley
Jamie Vardy Leicester
But even if City’s domestic campaign fell short of their previous lofty standards, De Bruyne enjoyed his most productive season since arriving at the Etihad in 2015.
As well as recording 20 assists – equalling the league record set by Thierry Henry in 2003 – he also scored 13 times to help City finish as the division’s highest scorers for the third successive season.
Liverpool’s Alexander-Arnold was named Young Player of the Season, while his manager Jurgen Klopp won the award for Premier League Manager of the Season.
Klopp held off competition from Frank Lampard, Chris Wilder and Brendan Rodgers to win the award.
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